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BBC ALBA Shines with Five Nominations at RTS Scotland Awards

24 May 2024

BBC ALBA has garnered five nominations at this year’s RTS Scotland Awards, a prestigious event that honours outstanding talent, skills, and creativity in Scottish TV production. These awards are regarded as the benchmark for excellence in the television industry.

The nominations span five categories: Live Event, Documentary and Specialist Factual: Arts & History, Camera, Children’s and Young Journalist presented in memory of George Sinclair.

Margaret Cameron, Director of Content for MG ALBA, said:

“It’s a testament to the consistent high quality of programming created for BBC ALBA that five entries spanning a range of different genres were nominated for RTS Scotland Awards this year. It’s particularly encouraging to see young talent being recognised, with nominations for both Hamish MacLeod and Ailean Beaton in their respective fields. Additionally, we’re delighted that BBC ALBA’s live music and children’s programmes are being acknowledgedas a reflection of the excellent content we have on the channel. Our congratulations to all of the RTS Scotland 2024 nominees. We look forward to finding out the outcome in the coming weeks.”

Here is the full list of BBC ALBA nominations:

Live Event | Cuirm @ Celtic: Celtic Connections at 30 | Beezr Studios
Documentary and Specialist Factual: Arts & History | Bill agus an Spitfire | Corcadal Productions
Camera | Hamish MacLeod | Dàna: Scotland’s Wild Side | Solus Productions
Children’s | An Sgoil: Series 1 | Jamie Kieran, Sarah MacKinnon, Calum MacDonald, Ellen MacDonald | BBC Scotland Productions
Young Journalist presented in memory of George Sinclair | Ailean Beaton

The complete list of nominations can be found here.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony hosted by Shereen Cutkelvin and Sanjeev Kohli on Thursday, June 13th, at the Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow.